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Princeton's Month of Service

Happy New Year! The Pace Center for Civic Engagement is celebrating our 15th anniversary and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a “Month of Service” all January long! We’re inviting students, faculty, staff and alumni to join us to volunteer, learn and serve together.  Each week features a variety of opportunities that illuminate why “Community Matters” and includes a fun activity from our soon-to-be released Field Guide to Service to get you prepped and deepen your service experience. Use #PrincetonUServes to share and be a part of the Month of Service whether you take part here on campus or in the community!!

January 9-15, 2016

“Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve. You only need a heart full of grace.  A soul generated by love.” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Monday, January 11 to Thursday, January 14 - Join a Pace Center Community House service project (sign up via WASS (link is external))

Tuesday, January 12 - Civil Dialogue, 5:30-7 PM, Infini-T Cafe, Hulfish Street, Princeton


January 16-22, 2016

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?’” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Sunday, January 17 - Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Service Event

Monday, January 18 to Thursday, January 21 - Join a Pace Center Community House service project (sign up via WASS (link is external))

Thursday, January 21 - Civil Dialogue, 11:30 AM-1 PM, Tutoring Center, Third Floor of 58 Prospect Avenue

January 23-31, 2016

“Our goal is to create a beloved community and this will require a qualitative change in our souls as well as a quantitative change in our lives.” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Monday, January 25 to Thursday, January 28 - Join a Pace Center Community House service project (sign up via WASS (link is external))

Future Opportunities

Community Matters Open House 
Thursday, February 4, 2-5 PM, Pace Center Lounge, Frist Campus Center, Room 201A

Learn more about how you can take part:

http://pace.princeton.edu/news/celebrate-month-service 

Save the dates:

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·        Celebrate our 15th Anniversary and get your copy of the Field Guide to Service on March 24 at Celebration of Service!

 


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Kristin Epstein '97 Wins Service to Princeton Award

PA3 would like to congratulate Kristin Epstein '97, former PA3 president and current community service chair, for winning the Service to Princeton Award this year!

The Alumni Council Award for Service to Princeton recognizes outstanding service contributions to Princeton by any member of the Princeton family, with special emphasis on those who serve significantly, but inconspicuously. Award recipients are recognized at events during Reunions.

See more about the award at http://alumni.princeton.edu/volunteer/awards/servicetoprinceton and read more about Kristin at http://alumni.princeton.edu/volunteer/awards/servicetoprinceton/recipients/epstein.xml.

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Community Service at Reunions

Major reunions classes and affiliated groups are hosting community service projects during the 2015 reunions. Most are open to volunteers from any class or group. 

Here are some highlights:

Clothing Drive to benefit the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen - Class of 2000 (15th Reunion) Headquarters - Thursday through Saturday.

Assemble 40,000 meals with the Kids Against Hunger Coalition -  Friday 9:30 am - 1:30 pm - Dillon Gym

5K Reunions Run to benefit the Kids Against Hunger Coalition - Saturday 8:30 am - West Windsor Fields / Cross Country course @ Washington Rd across Lake Carnegie

Foreign Currency Collection to benefit UNICEF - Class of 1980 (35th Reunion) Headquarters - Thursday through Saturday.

School Supply Collection to benefit Trenton's Westminster Community Life Center - on-line through the Class of 1975's website.

For addtional details, check out Princeton's reunion website.

Related Events

Packing Meals for Kids Against Hunger Coalition ( Friday, May 29, 2015 - 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM )
Location: Dillon Gym

Reunions 5K Run for Kids Against Hunger Coalition ( Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM )
Location: Cross Country Fields on Washington

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Meadow Clean Up at the Watershed

June 6 from 10-12

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED.

Due to anticipated low attendance, we have to cancel this community service event.   :(



Related Events

Cancelled: Meadow Clean Up at the Watershed ( Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM )

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Princeton AlumniCorps is looking for Volunteers

Princeton AlumniCorps is looking for alumni and friends who want to apply their skills toward an innovative nonprofit project. Organizations throughout the northeast are turning
to AlumniCorps for passionate and experienced volunteers who want to further a cause that is personally meaningful and socially significant.
Apply today to share your story with us and we will connect you with an organization that values your perspective,
utilizes your talent, and creates positive change for others. Innovator projects are skills-based, pro bono opportunities that last 2-6 months. Now is the time to put your skills to work in a new way.
Application review begins Monday, April 20th

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